Some people find their greatest success outside the classroom. But don’t conflate classroom performance with learning. The people shown here never stopped learning, and they all worked hard. A lot of people will say, “follow your passion.” Some of us believe that is bad advice. Your humble editor may be passionate about cycling, but no...
7 Ways Russian Schools Differ from Other Countries
It’s always interesting to learn how other countries do things. When he was in high school your humble editor spent some time in the USSR during the days of Glasnost and Perestroika, and if there is one thing that is true all over the world, it is that kids are kids are kids. Great article...
Studying in the U.K.
Want to learn more about the education system in the United Kingdom? Here is a great overview of the entire system from age 5 through post graduate degrees.
Students Serve Food Services Worker Surprise of Her Life
From the Dude. Be Nice. Project
Students Surprise Teachers with Gratitude
10 Rules for Success from Charlier Munger
I know what you’re thinking. “Who is Charlie Munger?” Charlie is the Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. In his 90s, Charlie has survived the Great Depression, World War II, and gone on to build a fortune with his partner Warren Buffett. Charlie’s greatest insight is something most schools could do a better job of demonstrating,...
The Wisdom of a Third Grade Dropout Will Change Your Life
What a son with four degrees learned from his father with none.